Visual Basic Concepts

Visual Studio 6.0

What's New in Internet Features

IIS Applications

Professional and Enterprise Editions   Write server-side Internet applications that use Visual Basic code to respond to user requests from a browser.

DHTML Applications

Professional and Enterprise Editions   The Dynamic HTML (DHTML) technology in Microsoft Internet Explorer exposes properties, methods, and events for each element on an Web page. DHTML Applications allow you to write Visual Basic code to respond to actions on an HTML page, without transferring processing to the server.

Web Publishing Wizard

All Editions   Use the Package and Deployment Wizard (formerly the Setup Wizard) to easily post your packaged application to a Web site.

All Editions   The asynchronous operations were enhanced to give more information about the progress and status of the operation, such as how many bytes have currently been read and how many bytes are to be read. New language members include the , , , , , and ; the and were enhanced.

Internet Explorer 4.x Download Support for ActiveX Documents

Professional and Enterprise Editions   Downloading ActiveX documents in Internet Explorer 4.x now works the same as downloading ActiveX controls — for example, there is support for relative URLs.